Agriculture

Agriculture

The merging of environment and agriculture

A new mandate, a new Environment

Local government underwent significant structural change in 2015 with the number of councils reducing from 26 to 11, and the transfer of many functions from central to local government. This has brought changes to the

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Average Farm Business Income (FBI) for selected sectors, 2010/11 to 2015/16 forecast

Are current farm incomes sustainable?

Farm incomes over the last five years in Northern Ireland have shown considerable volatility and this presents challenges for the long- term sustainability of the industry, both within and beyond the new Assembly mandate.

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